Mantle clock, 1848, Raulin à Paris, Gilt-bronze, brass, glass. Gift of Mrs. William Crowninshield Endicott.

Weekend of antiquing kicks-off with exclusive champagne reception, closes with jazz brunch. All proceeds benefit the PEM's educational programs.

SALEM, MA - The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) hosts its 38th Annual Thanksgiving Weekend Antiques Show on November 26th - 28th. Featuring dozens of top antique dealers from New England and across the United States, this year's event showcases exceptional offerings, from Shaker furniture and Oriental rugs, to estate jewelry and English majolica pottery.

The holiday antiquing season commences with an elegant Preview Party on Friday evening. Be among the first to shop at dealer booths, listen to live music and enjoy cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. The Antiques Show is open to the public Saturday, November 27th and Sunday, November 28th, from 10am to 5pm. Entry is included with general museum admission.

The Thanksgiving Weekend Antiques Show at PEM is one of the region's most celebrated and highly-anticipated antiquing events.  All proceeds from the weekend benefit the Museum's many educational programs, providing much-needed assistance to K-12 schools in Salem and beyond.



Preview Party

Friday, November 26, 2010 | 7pm | Tickets $125 in advance | $150 at the door

Exclusive champagne reception and advance preview at 6pm for Corporate Sponsors and Honorary Committee Members. Please call for further information.

Antiques Show Weekend

Saturday, November 27 & Sunday, November 28, 2010 | 10am - 5pm both days

Antiques Show entry included with general Museum admission.

Sunday Jazz Brunch

Sunday, November 28 | 11am - 2pm | $45 per ticket, reservations required

Join Landry & Arcari Oriental Rugs & Carpeting for a lively champagne brunch and an opportunity to learn more about collecting antique rugs. Enjoy great jazz, delicious food, door prizes and more!

For more information about these events and to purchase tickets, please call 978-745-9500 ext. 3216, or visit



  • American Decorative Arts (Canaan, NH) - Arts & Crafts and Shaker Antiques
  • Bell Time Clocks (Andover, MA) - Vintage clocks
  • Birchknoll Antiques (Humarock, MA) - 18th & 19th century American and English furniture and accessories
  • Boston Art Club (Boston, MA) - 18th, 19th and 20th century paintings
  • Bradford Trust (Harwich Port, MA) - American and European 19th and 20th century art, especially artworks of coastal New England
  • Childs Gallery (Boston, MA) - American and European paintings, prints, drawings, watercolors and sculpture
  • CIRCA Antiques & Decorations (Rockport, MA) - 19th century American, classical and Victorian furniture and accessories
  • Carl L. Crossman (Wellington, FL) - Unusual furniture and decorative arts of the 18th and 19th centuries with emphasis on the Colonial trades
  • Federalist Antiques (Kenilworth, IL) - 18th and 19th century American and English furniture and accessories
  • Roberto Freitas American Antiques & Decorative Arts (Stonington, CT) - 18th and 19th century American furniture; select folk art, marine art & decorative arts
  • Hanes & Ruskin (Old Lyme, CT) - 18th and 19th century American and English furniture and accessories
  • Landry & Arcari Oriental Rugs and Carpeting (Salem and Boston, MA) - Rare antique Oriental rugs and custom carpeting
  • Marine Arts Gallery (Salem, MA) - 19th century Marine paintings
  • Maxine Antiques (Oakland, CA) - Antique and estate jewelry
  • Jane McClafferty Antiques (Stamford, CT) - American furniture, English ceramics and English brass
  • Philadelphia Print Shop (Philadelphia, PA) - Antique prints, maps and related books
  • Charles Edwin Puckett (Akron, OH) - Illuminated manuscripts, maps and antiquities
  • Steven J. Rowe Antiques (Cornish, NH) - High country and classical furniture, paintings and period accessories
  • Running Battle (Newagen, ME) - 17th and 18th century English oak and country furniture; 17th-19th century English and continental metalware; 19th century marine and China Trade paintings
  • Russack & Loto Books LLC (Northwood, NH) - Antique and hard-to-find publications
  • Thomas Schwenke Antiques (Woodbury, CT) - American Federal furniture
  • W.M. Schwind Jr. (Yarmouth, ME) - 18th and 19th century American & English furniture, accessories and jewelry
  • Stephen Score Antiques (Boston, MA) - 18th and 19th century American Folk art
  • Silver Plus (New York, NY) - Period English silver and glass
  • Andrew Spindler Antiques (Essex, MA) - American and European antique furniture, lighting and decorative arts
  • Christine Crossman Vining (Wellington, FL) - Unusual furniture and decorative arts of the 18th and 19th centuries with emphasis on the Colonial trades; interior design
  • Charles L. Washburne Antiques (Solebury, PA) - English majolica pottery, made between 1850 and 1900
  • Michael J. Whitman Antiques (Ft. Washington, PA) - Fine metal objects from the Gothic period to the 20th century


Elise Wolcott, Chair; Mr. and Mrs. Richard R. C. Ayer; Mrs. Rosemarie Bottomley; Mr. Alan R. B. Collachicco; Mr. Samuel C. Crocker; Mrs. R. Hilliard Ebling; Mrs. James N. Esdaile III; Mrs. Thomas A. Glaenzer; Ms. Marcie G. Hunsaker; Mrs. Joanie Vaughan Ingraham; Mrs. Paula L. Jerome; Mr. and Mrs. Christopher B. Jones; Ms. Rebecca D. Putnam; Mrs. Daniel H. Sears; Mrs. Robert F. Tambone; Mrs. Claudette Taylor; Mrs. Susanna B. Weld; Mrs. Penny Whitlock; Mr. Stephen Willet; Mrs. Susan F. Wilson; Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Wolcott III


The 38th Annual Antiques Show is made possible in part by Premier Sponsors: Eaton Vance Investment Counsel and Northeast Auctions, as well as Participating Sponsors: Danversbank, Landry & Arcari Oriental Rugs and Carpeting. In-Kind donations have been generously provided by: Commonwealth Wine and Spirits, Jules Catering, Louise Michaud Photography, and Deschamps Printing.

Media Sponsor: WBUR

Media Partner: Antiques & Fine Art magazine


The Peabody Essex Museum presents art and culture from New England and around the world. The museum's collections are among the finest of their kind, showcasing an unrivaled spectrum of American art and architecture (including four National Historic Landmark buildings) and outstanding Asian, Asian Export, Native American, African, Oceanic, Maritime and Photography collections. In addition to its vast collections, the museum offers a vibrant schedule of changing exhibitions and a hands-on education center. The museum campus features numerous parks, period gardens and 22 historic properties, including Yin Yu Tang, a 200-year-old house that is the only example of Chinese domestic architecture on display in the United States. 

HOURS: Open Tuesday-Sunday and holiday Mondays, 10 am-5 pm. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. 

ADMISSION: Adults $15; seniors $13; students $11. Additional admission to Yin Yu Tang: $5. Members, youth 16 and under and residents of Salem enjoy free general admission and free admission to Yin Yu Tang.

INFO: Call 866-745-1876 or visit our Web site at

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